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Good Morning Forum Members.
?I have osteoarthritis in left hip and have deteriorated to the stage where my ortho consultant has advised me that I need surgery urgently i.e. probably within the next 2-3 weeks. I have been told that I will have the option of choosing a general anaesthetic or a spinal one but I still have a little time in which to decide. My initial thought was that I would prefer a general anaesthetic as I wanted to be completely "out" and not know anything. I understand that there are advantages/disadvantages to both. Incidentally, I am pretty nervous about the prospect of the whole surgery process! I would be very grateful if any members have any useful comments to make, perhaps from their own experience, with regards to the anaesthesia side or experience of THR generally. Thank you so much.
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